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Oral history interview with Vera Tarsi

Oral History | Digitized | Accession Number: 1995.A.1272.202 | RG Number: RG-50.120.0202

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    Oral history interview with Vera Tarsi


    Interview Summary
    Vera Tarsi, born on May 20, 1923, in Uzhgorod, Czechoslovakia (Uzhhorod, Ukraine), describes her family; moving to Prague, Czech Republic when she was one-year old; the German entrance into Czechoslovakia in 1939 and her father's attempts to obtain Hungarian passports; moving to Budapest, Hungary through Vienna, Austria in 1942; teaching English and French to two sisters in Budapest; obtaining fake Swiss passports; moving into a protected house on the shores of the Danube in 1944; the Russian army's arrival; working at the newly opened Czech embassy in Budapest; returning to Prague; marrying another survivor; and immigrating to Israel in March 1949.
    Vera Tarsi
    interview:  1994 May 05
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

    Physical Details

    1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in..

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Personal Name
    Tarsi, Vera, 1923-

    Administrative Notes

    Nathan Beyrak conducted the interview with Vera Tarsi in Israel on May 5, 1994. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the tapes of the interview on March 1, 1995, as an accretion to the original collection of Israel Documentation Project interviews received by transfer in February 1995.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this oral history interview has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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